Kee to Bala

Kee to Bala, also known simply as “The Kee,” is a historic live music venue located in Bala, Ontario, Canada. Situated in the picturesque Muskoka region, Kee to Bala has been a beloved destination for music lovers since its establishment in the 1940s.

The venue’s history dates back to 1942 when it was originally opened as “The Winter Garden Theatre,” offering entertainment to locals and tourists visiting the Muskoka area. Over the years, it evolved into a popular nightclub and live music venue, hosting a wide range of musicians and bands across various genres.

Kee to Bala has welcomed numerous iconic performers to its stage, including:

  1. The Tragically Hip
  2. Blue Rodeo
  3. The Guess Who
  4. April Wine
  5. Gordon Lightfoot
  6. The Rolling Stones (rumored to have played a surprise show in the early 1970s)
  7. Burton Cummings
  8. Tom Cochrane
  9. Kim Mitchell
  10. Trooper

The venue’s intimate atmosphere and scenic location on the shores of Lake Muskoka have contributed to its enduring popularity among both artists and concert-goers. Kee to Bala has become known for its legendary summer concert series, drawing crowds from across Ontario and beyond.

In addition to live music performances, Kee to Bala has also hosted other events such as comedy shows, special events, and private functions, further solidifying its reputation as a cultural hub in the Muskoka region.

Overall, Kee to Bala holds a special place in Canadian music history, cherished by both artists and fans alike for its rich heritage, scenic surroundings, and unforgettable live music experiences.

The Glorious Sons - S.O.S. (Sawed off Shotgun) - Live at KEE TO BALA


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